MediaTek Opens New Office in Bangalore to Strengthen its India Presence

Bengaluru – June 7, 2017 — MediaTek, one of world’s largest fabless semiconductor companies, today announced the opening of its new facility in, Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. The new facility located at RMZ Eco World in Marathalli will provide R&D, sales and marketing support to MediaTek India.

The new facility adds to MediaTek’s presence in Bengaluru – since 2014 the company has had a facility in Bellandur – and is a step to fulfill MediaTek’s overall commitment to strengthen its presence in India. MediaTek recently also opened an office in Mumbai, the financial capital of India.

MediaTek aspire to grow its base in India and, its new regional center in Bengaluru along with the facility recently opened at Mumbai will add-on to their ability to cater to the ever-growing demands of the market, with opportunities for engineers, software and customer care professionals. The office will support growing MediaTek India’s business in emerging smartphone technology and other key technology sectors such as 5G and automotive. It will also enhance the fabless semiconductor company’s role in Smart City, Startup India and Digital India projects.

While congratulating MediaTek on the new office, State Minister Priyank Kharge said, “MediaTek's initiative bears testimony to global technology leader’s confidence in Karnataka and India as a home for R&D and innovation. I must say that, these initiatives serves as a model for future collaborations building on our strong research capabilities in the national landscape. With this commitment from MediaTek, I believe its focus on having Karnataka as an R&D hub will be even stronger and more extensive over time.”

“The new MediaTek facilities – here Bengaluru and in Mumbai – demonstrate our confidence in India’s growth infused economy as a key center of global innovation. MediaTek is about making great technology available to everyone. India is a shining example of how connecting billions of people and devices can help enhance how we all live, work or play,”said Jeffrey Ju, Executive Vice President and Co-COO, MediaTek.

MediaTek’s chipsets and technology power more than 1.5 billion consumer products a year – the range includes cell phones, TVs, set-top boxes, DVD players, routers, tablets, fitness bands, smart watches and gaming stations.

MediaTek has recently announced its support for Google Assistant and Android Things, through which MediaTek will be able to deliver an exceptional smart-home user experience with seamless interaction between voice command devices and IoT products.

Among recent initiatives, the company has also undertaken design and development work for automotive solutions. Its long-term vision encompasses critical areas of safety and autonomous driving, for which it is looking at Vision-based Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Precision Millimetre Wave (mmWave) Radar, among other innovations.


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About MediaTek

About MediaTek MediaTek Incorporated (TWSE: 2454) is a global fabless semiconductor company that enables 1.5 billion connected devices a year. We are a market leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile device, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Our dedication to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including highly power-efficient mobile technologies and advanced multimedia solutions across a broad range of products such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions, OTT boxes, wearables and automotive solutions. MediaTek empowers and inspires people to expand their horizons and more easily achieve their goals through smart technology. We call this idea Everyday Genius and it drives everything we do. Visit www.mediatek.com for more information.